Production Manager - new start up

Job Overview

Our client is in the process of setting up a new manufacturing facility in Kerry. We are seeking a Production Manager for this new facility. We are seeking a candidate that is ready to take the next step in his or hers career to form part of this new start-up. You will be responsible for setting up their manufacturing facility, manage the operations, recruitment and bringing together systems and procedures.

Essential requirements summarised

The successful candidate will have 5 years + manufacturing experience, ideally providing manufacturing products to the pharmaceutical industry. You will possess with strong leadership and problem-solving skills with the ability to take ownership of tasks and deliver creative key decisions.

Cultural Fit

This is a great company to work for and have very low turnover of staff. Even though they are a multinational, it has a lovely family feel. We are looking for a people person, someone who is down to earth, customer focused, self-motivated, smart, enthusiastic, creative problem solver who works hard & creates a positive environment. If you are excited at the prospect of putting your own mark on a new start up manufacturing facility, then we want to speak to you.

Key Responsibilities

The Production Manager will have full responsibility for the site operations team including planning, engineering, logistics and production on a day-to-day basis. Identifying opportunities for improvement within existing products, processes, people and equipment at the Irish site. As Production Manager, you will be accountable for production, product quality, customer service and conversion costs for the functions and departments within the site scope of operations. Helping to achieve sales turnover, on time delivery and profit targets, ensuring all packing processes are planned to maximise capacity across all production suites and all line speeds and headcounts are managed against target.

As this is a newly created role based out of a new start up manufacturing facility, you will need to 'roll up the sleeves' and get involved in many issues that come up in a start-up plant.

For more information, please do not hesitate to call Donal on 066-7143995 / 086 0214875 or apply through the link provided.

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